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IT services company DXC Technology has opened the DXC Digital Transformation Centre (DTC) in collaboration with The University of Technology Sydney (UTS). Speaking at the official opening yesterday, Victor Dominello, MP, said, “Digitisation and the adoption of AI is changing the way we work, the way we learn and the

There are four foundational “components” for successful transformation, according to Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy, who framed his annual re:Invent keynote around organisations ability to respond to change during what he said is a once in a lifetime opportunity – the shift to cloud computing. “Transformation can mean transforming

Australian startup v2food has purchased a 55,470sqm site in Wodonga to manufacture plant-based meat products locally. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Last week v2 secured $35 million in funding from some of the world’s leading investors, representing the largest ever Series A funding round for a plant-based meat

Downloads of the NSW Rural Fire Service’s Fires Near Me app surged to 750,000 in one 36 hour period during last month’s devastating bushfires, doubling the application’s user base. On one of the worst days of fires, the app sent 12 million notifications to users. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular

Nestle is piloting a blockchain solution to track the supply chain of its coffee products from harvest to consumer sale. The multinational says the technology helps to improve coffee taste and accessibility as well as reassure consumers about the provenance of their purchase. The pilot, which has been running for

Ahead of the 2020 US Presidential election and just weeks away from the UK General Election, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has dug in on his decision to allow the spread of false information on the social media platform. Facebook allows paid advertisements with false claims provided they come

The NSW Department of Education, in partnership with the Department of Customer Service has developed a new digital student enrolment service which it expects to save school administration staff 1.4 million pages of manual data entry. But what started as the digitisation of a form – removing a single pain

Accenture has acquired Apis Group, a privately held Australian consultancy with deep industry expertise providing strategic advisory, digital design and delivery services to government organisations. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The deal aims to bolster Accenture’s services to government and health clients in Australia. Sign up for Which-50’s

Despite a decade of disruption, Australia’s largest public companies of 2009 are still holding on to their positions at the top of the ASX100.  Australia’s newly-listed tech companies are starting to replace some of the traditional incumbents, but their failure to build genuine scale offshore is slowing their rise up

For local governments, one of the key challenges they face is unlocking the value of the information held in disparate data silos within the council. It’s not a challenge that is unique to local government, of course — many organisations in many industries struggle with the same problem. But it’s